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Famous Evanston Township High School Alumni

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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Evanston Township High School and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Evanston Township High School, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Evanston Township High School include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Evanston Township High School alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Evanston Township High School are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Evanston Township High School.

Items on this list include Jeremy Piven and Ajay Naidu.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Evanston Township High School?” and “Which celebrities are Evanston Township High School alumni?”
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Jeremy Piven is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Evanston Township High School Alumni
Television producer, Film Producer, Actor

Age: 53

Birthplace: New York City, Manhattan, USA, New York

Jeremy Samuel Piven (born July 26, 1965) is an American actor, comedian, and producer. He is known for his role as Ari Gold in the comedy series Entourage, for which he won a Golden Globe Award ...more

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Ajay Naidu is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Evanston Township High School Alumni
Musician, Actor, Voice acting

Age: 43

Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, USA

Ajay Kalahastri Naidu (born February 12, 1972) is an American actor, most known for playing Samir in Office Space.
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Zach Gilford is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Evanston Township High School Alumni
Actor

Age: 37

Birthplace: USA, Evanston, Illinois

Zachary Michael "Zach" Gilford (born January 14, 1982) is an American actor best known for his role as Matt Saracen on the NBC sports drama Friday Night Lights.
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Patrick Melton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Evanston Township High School Alumni
Novelist, Film Producer, Screenwriter

Age: 43

Birthplace: Champaign, Illinois

Patrick Melton (born June 18, 1975) is an American screenwriter, producer and novelist.
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Jeffrey Gettleman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Evanston Township High School Alumni
Journalist

Age: 47

Jeffrey A. Gettleman (born 1971) is an American journalist. From 2006-July 2017, he was the East Africa Bureau Chief for The New York Times. He is currently the Times' South Asia bureau chief.
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Adam Langer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Evanston Township High School Alumni
Novelist, Author, Writer

Age: 52

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois

Adam Langer (born 1967) is an American author best known for his novel Crossing California, which was published in 2004.
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Chuck Carney is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Evanston Township High School Alumni

Age: Dec. at 84 (1900-1984)

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois

Charles Roslyn Carney (August 25, 1900 – September 5, 1984) was an American football and basketball player. Carney was born in Chicago in 1900. He enrolled at the University of Illinois where he ...more
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Jeffrey Lieber is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Evanston Township High School Alumni
Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter

Age: 50

Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois

Jeffrey Lieber is an American screenwriter for both television and film. He was born in Evanston, Illinois, United States and attended Evanston Township High School. He attended the University ...more
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Steve Pink is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Evanston Township High School Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer

Age: 53

Steve Pink (born February 3, 1966) is an American actor, director and writer. He is the director of the comedy films Accepted and Hot Tub Time Machine, and the co-writer of the films Grosse ...more
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Ben Byer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Evanston Township High School Alumni
Film Producer, Film Director

Age: Dec. at 37 (1971-2008)

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Ben Byer (January 8, 1971 – July 3, 2008) was an American stage actor and playwright. His experiences after being diagnosed with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) are documented in the 2007 ...more
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Ray Woods is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Evanston Township High School Alumni
Ray Woods

Age: Dec. at 70 (1895-1965)

Ray James Woods (February 2, 1895 – October 1965) was an American college basketball standout for Illinois in the 1910s. A guard, Woods helped lead the Fighting Illini to two Big Ten Conference ...more